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fighting or mating?

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Old 08-30-2008, 11:50 PM   #1
 
fighting or mating?

my platys were going at it today i wasnt sure if they were fighting or mating they were just rubbing each other and poking each other there was no damage to the fish but should i be worried or is it just nothing
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Old 08-31-2008, 03:48 AM   #2
 
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this is a male platy
this is the female
if yours are like this,then it's mating behaviour.
if it's two males,the are pushing for a dominant position.

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i think we're in the wrong section here..............
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Old 08-31-2008, 11:47 AM   #3
 
ya its definetly a male and female
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Old 08-31-2008, 12:01 PM   #4
 
o haha

i messed up my molly's were doin it not my platys i keep getting confused between them
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Old 12-29-2008, 10:51 PM   #5
 
if there is no damage then they were probally breeding, but if there is lots of damage seperate them
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Old 12-29-2008, 10:57 PM   #6
 
If you have babies before too long, you'll know they were breeding.Haahaa
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